Amanda Reiman: The drug war is a racist war. Building on its foundation would be a mistake. If AB 375 isn’t amended, the institutional racism of the war on drugs will have made it into the classroom.
David Love: It is no understatement to say that the U.S. Supreme Court committed a crime of the highest proportion when it decided to gut the Voting Rights Act of 1965 a few days ago. The victory for gay marriage and against DOMA was bittersweet, given a disappointing voting rights decision in the same week.